“Delivering beautiful free flower arrangements to Kaiser Permanente Redwood City hospital patients makes Sara Fondriest smile a lot. As she wheeled her cart of arrangements from room-to-room on the 7th floor of the hospital recently, Sara was also bringing smiles to Kaiser Permanente patients, and at the same time, she was taking action for sustainability.
‘That’s what I studied in college,’ said Fondriest, who is Program Manager of the local branch of Random Acts of Flowers, a national non-profit. ‘These are all recycled flowers: we get them donated from social events, like weddings, after the last guest leaves, and also from retailers.'”